Withering petals

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"Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder, 'Why, why, why?' Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land; Man got to tell himself he understand." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain." - Robert Gary Lee.

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." - Marcus Aurelius.

"It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience." - Julius Ceasar

"The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain." - Karl Marx

"Man endures pain as an undeserved punishment; woman accepts it as a natural heritage." - Anonymous

"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world."- Virginia Woolf

"The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages."
=Virginia Woolf

"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow romance candles exploding like spiders across the stars" - Jack Kerouac

Withering petals's Works

Poetry (Political)2008-06-08Collective Sin
Poetry (Non-Fiction)2008-06-08Deception
Poetry (Fiction)2008-06-09Thoughts that Can't Possibly Exist
Poetry (Personal)2008-06-13Concept # 122
Poetry 2008-06-29nightmare (in progress)
Poetry (Love)2008-07-09They'll Both Sleep Alone Tonight
Poetry 2008-07-28Cycle
Poetry 2011-03-29Oh, to Follow You.
Poetry 2011-03-31Walls
Poetry 2011-07-16Concept # 121
Poetry (Reflective)2012-01-06Lost My Epiphany
Journal (Personal)2012-01-06Black Lake
Journal 2012-01-06The Stand Still
Poetry (Personal)2012-01-27You're Not The First
Poetry (Personal)2012-03-29Relinquish Self
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